Average Rainfall for Nova Scotia in August





The tables below lists monthly averages for rainfall during August at cities, towns and parks in Nova Scotia. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of Nova Scotia: Cape Breton Island, Northern and Eastern Shores, South Shore and the Annapolis Valley.

The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least 0.2 millimetres (0.008 inches). The month's rainfall numbers are averages of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

Cape Breton Island

Average monthly precipitation in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Baddeck 4.2 107
14 Cheticamp 4.5 114
14 Ingonish Beach 4.5 114
14 Louisbourg 4.2 108
12 Port Hawkesbury 3.2 82
13 Sydney 3.9 100

Northern & Eastern Shores

August averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Pictou 3.2 81
11 Pugwash 3.1 78
12 Sable Island 4.8 122
8 Stillwater - Sherbrooke 4.3 110

South Shore

Average amount of rain in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Bridgewater 3.9 100
11 Halifax 3.8 96
10 Liverpool - Milton 3.5 89
10 Yarmouth 3.3 84

Annapolis Valley

Precipitation totals for August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Amherst - Nappan 2.9 74
8 Annapolis Royal 2.7 69
10 Kejimkujik National Park 3.5 90
11 Kentville 3.0 77
13 Parrsboro 3.4 86
14 Truro 3.1 80
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

Nova Scotia Precipitation
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